Our standard package offers individual workstations in an open-plan office space in the centre of Shanghai. DDWS provides full service office facilities from free wifi all the way to complementary secretarial services. Our office space gives your company the convenience of a modern creative business environment without the burden of investing in an expensive office yourself. Just choose a workstation, plug in your laptop, and we take care of the rest.
Make use of our 7 years of creative business experience in China by subscribing to one of our many consultancy services. Through our professional support team, pool of experts, and extensive network, services are offered on hourly, lump sum, or commission basis. We offer you the experience and tools you need to accelerate your business in China.
Our team is experienced in organising and managing creative business events in China. We will secure the right venue, take care of all necessary preparations and planning and source the right event production companies and catering suppliers. We have a wide network of suitable venues that cater for both large and small events and budgets.
Our Virtual Office package features all of the services of a standard package here in Shanghai for companies who are not physically in China. It includes use of our address in Shanghai as contact for your business relations, communication support, post & telephone handling, exposure on our website and logo at the entrance, as well as a help desk for various business questions you might have during your start in China. Whenever you are in Shanghai you can then make use of our Hot Desk service at reduced rates. Enjoy the benefits of support from DDWS without leaving your country of origin.
Take advantage of our extensive local network and experience to expand your outreach in China.
Dutch Design Workspace Shanghai organizes a wide variety of events and other activities to engage with the Chinese market and stimulate professional discussions within the creative industry field. Our events include the famous Pecha Kucha Night Shanghai, the Dutch Design Dialogues and the monthly Creative Lunch Talks. Join us at one of our events to see how your business can get involved.
De Dutch Design Workspace organiseert de webinar serie ‘Starten in China voor de creatieve industrie’. De eerste webinars vinden plaats op maandag 27 mei van 11:00 - 12:00 en op dinsdag 28 mei 11:00 – 12:00. Tijdens deze serie worden zowel praktische als strategische zaken behandeld waar ondernemers rekening mee moeten houden om hun onderneming naar China te brengen. De spreker tijdens deze webinar is Giel Groothuis. Vanuit Shanghai zal hij de webinars geven. Klik hier om je in te schrijven voor een van de webinars.
A delegation of 9 members of the Dutch Parliament came to visit DDWS on May 9th as part of their China tour. DDWS CEO and Founder Giel Groothuis gave a presentation about the challenges and successes of our incubator model, and how it has helped Dutch designers expand their business in the Chinese market. The delegation expressed interest in DDWS's success story during the evening's question and answer session, and were enthusiastic about the business model's potential to help other creative professionals expand their companies overseas.
DDWS had the pleasure of cooperating with Computer Arts Magazine and Chois Publishing during the Computer Arts Forum in Jingan. Housed in Zaha Hadid's latest Shanghai interior space in the SOHO China building, the event's theme of Design Management brought together some of Shanghai's best and brightest designers to discuss their varying experiences with digital design. Our Dutch Design in China Yearbooks were distributed to a large audience of attendees, in addition to one of our participants 1-10design who spoke on how to catalyze interactivity in people using innovative programming methods.
Breakthroughs in OLED Technology (organic light emitting diode) are giving designers a new opportunity to create a 21st century revolution in lighting. OLED’s energy usage is even lower than conventional LED’s which already boast impressive energy conservation statistics. This new technology provides instant, flicker free light that can be applied in areas where heat and efficiency were once a concern. The implications for this new technology are enormous, but very few people are familiar with this cutting edge technology.
Successful Design Awards-China is an international and distinguished competition aimed at honoring outstanding designs and design influences in China. The Awards recognize excellence in strategic and social impact as well as market success. It has been created to empower, elevate, and reward the individuals, teams, and companies that make up our design industry.
China’s biggest design event is back again for 2013, and this time their partnering city is Amsterdam. Stay tuned for more details on how DDWS will be participating to facilitate the Dutch influence at this Netherlands-themed Beijing Design Week.
1-10design, Inc., founded in 1997, is a creative agency that focus on digital marketing contents. Based in Kyoto, we have been expanding our branch network to Tokyo, Osaka, Shanghai, and Singapore.
Established in 1996, Link Design is a full-service strategic design agency, specialized in creative strategies, branding and brand consultancy. We have over fifteen years of experience in bringing brands to life and helping companies achieve their goals through smart strategies and Dutch Design in the form of crossmedial communication items like visual identities, brochures, logos, adverts, websites, packaging designs and more.
Studio 63 is an international architecture and design studio whose partners have worked for many years in architectural design in various disciplines. These areas of expertise range from interior design, product design, and exhibition design (commercial spaces, hospitality, residential, health and wellness bars, restaurants, retail and office design), to art direction and design consulting for companies operating in the furniture and fashion industries. Our team is composed of a group of creative people from different backgrounds, working together in an ongoing cultural exchange. All work carried out by the Studio is characterized by a strong design identity, the result of assiduous research and creativity. This identity is found throughout all of our work and allows for innovative design and the extension of the parameters of architecture and design.
This new mask is no longer conceals but transforms the part of the face it is hiding, integrating face and mask. The very sterile looking white gauze mask inspired us to make something more cheerful and funny which would still serve its purpose. Currently there are 15 types of masks, with depictions that vary from animal or human features to zippers. Customized masks are also available, such as the mask for the Hanshin Tigers.
Crafted by hand - Each Mujjo Sleeve is a reflection of Mujjo's passion for beautiful and minimal design. Mujjo developed winter gloves that work with touch screens, these texting gloves turned out to be a great success. Mujjo's touchscreen gloves are praised for their quality, appearance and functionality and have been featured in major publications. Tens of thousands of people worldwide rely on Mujjo touch gloves to keep their hands warm while texting or making a call.
Crafted by hand - Each Mujjo Touch Screen Glove is a reflection of Mujjo's passion for beautiful and minimal design. Mujjo developed winter gloves that work with touch screens, these texting gloves turned out to be a great success. Mujjo's touchscreen gloves are praised for their quality, appearance and functionality and have been featured in major publications. Tens of thousands of people worldwide rely on Mujjo touch gloves to keep their hands warm while texting or making a call. In the spring of 2012, Mujjo began making sleeves for Apple devices such as the iPhone, iPad, Macbook Air & Macbook Pro. The Mujjo originals collection features a unique combination of wool felt and high quality leather.